JCSU on 12-month probation after accrediting organization raises financial concerns

The latest development renews questions raised in 2015 relating to the school's financial stability and financial accounting.
By Glenn Burkins | December 6, 2017

One on one with Shirley Hughes

The JCSU trustees chair talks about the school's incoming president and the process it took to find him.
By Glenn Burkins | October 5, 2017

At JCSU, book spotlights 10 black men of Northwest Corridor

I also talked with Ronald Carter about the school's search for a new president.
By Glenn Burkins | September 20, 2017

Oprah Winfrey drops in at JCSU Baccalaureate Service

The media mogul was there to celebrate the graduation of Andronica Klaas, who enrolled at JCSU after attending the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa.
By Glenn Burkins | May 20, 2017

A day of celebration for two of Charlotte’s oldest black institutions – JCSU and First Baptist Church-West

Both institutions, currently separated by less than a mile along the Beatties Ford Road corridor, were founded in 1867 – two years after the end of the American Civil War.
By Glenn Burkins | March 13, 2017

JCSU President Ronald Carter cautiously optimistic after White House visit

Carter was pleasantly surprised by the warm welcome he and other HBCU leaders got at the White House, but serious action is now required, he said.
By Glenn Burkins | March 2, 2017

As the CIAA tournament prepares to return, HB2 still clouds its future in Charlotte

Until House Bill 2 is repealed, the option of moving the CIAA tournament to another state will remain in play, organizers say.
By Glenn Burkins | January 26, 2017

Inside the mind of Ronald Carter: His thoughts on leaving JCSU, his fears for America’s future and more

Speaking at the Tuesday Morning Breakfast Forum, the president of Johnson C. Smith University was full of optimism and concern.
By Glenn Burkins | January 25, 2017

JCSU hires Boston search firm to find new president

The search firm Isaacson, Miller says it has conducted more than 5,600 executive searches since its founding in 1982. Its client list includes some of the nation’s leading universities.
By Glenn Burkins | January 18, 2017

JCSU appoints search committee for new president

University officials hope to have a new president in place by June 2017, when President Ronald Carter is scheduled to step down.
By Glenn Burkins | November 15, 2016